You Are an Original

“In life, finding a voice is speaking and living the truth.

Each of you is an original.

Each of you has a distinctive voice.

When you find it, your story will be told.

You will be heard.”

~ John Grisham

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Why Does Suffering Exist?

“A student, filled with emotion and crying, implored, “Why is there so much suffering?”

Suzuki Roshi replied, “No reason.”

~ Shunryu Suzuki, Zen Is Right Here: Teaching Stories and Anecdotes of Shunryu Suzuki, Author of “ZEN Mind, Beginner’s Mind”

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Choose Less Turbulent Skies

“Always seek less turbulent skies.

Hurt. Fly above it.

Betrayal. Fly above it.

Anger. Fly above it.

You are the one who is flying the plane.”

~ Marianne Williamson

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Things We Shouldn’t Do …

“Aerodynamically, the bumble bee shouldn’t be able to fly,

but the bumble bee doesn’t know it

so it goes on flying anyway.”

~ Mary Kay Ash

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Which Universe Do You Choose?

“The most important decision we make is whether

we believe we live in a friendly or hostile universe.”

~ Albert Einstein

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And They Flew

“Come to the edge.’

‘We can’t. We’re afraid.’

‘Come to the edge.’

‘We can’t. We will fall!’

‘Come to the edge.’

And they came.

And he pushed them.

And they flew.”

~ Guillaume Apollinaire

English: Flying bird at sunrise.
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Evils That Never Arrived

“Some of your griefs you have cured,

And the sharpest you still have survived,

But what torments of grief you’ve endured

From evils that never arrived.”

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

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